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Optical constants of (C2H4O)n (Polyvinyl alcohol, PVA)
Bodurov et al. 2016: n 0.405-0.635 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.405 – 0.635)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{1.1490λ^2}{λ^2-0.1234783^2}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: false
wavelength_vacuum: false
temperature: 24 °C
film_thickness: 10 μm
substrate: glass

Comments

10-μm film on glass substrate. 24 °C.

References

I. Bodurov, I. Vlaeva, A. Viraneva, T. Yovcheva, S. Sainov. Modified design of a laser refractometer, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology 16, 31-33 (2016)

Data

[Expressions for n]   [CSV - comma separated]   [TXT - tab separated]   [Full database record]

INFO

Polyvinyl alcohol, (C2H4O)n (PVA)

Other names

  • Poly(vinyl alcohol)
  • PVOH
  • PVAl

Trademarks

  • Kuraray Poval
  • Mowiol
  • Celvol
  • Polyviol
  • Elvanol

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